Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls
  1. Home
  2. Articles
  3. How to Buy a Good Quality Gearshift

How to Buy a Good Quality Gearshift

Good Quality Gearshift

The gear shift, also known as the gear lever or stick, makes it possible to shift gears when driving a manual transmission vehicle. It is attached right to the shift assembly. It has an important job to do, but at the same time, there’s no reason you can’t make a statement with the gearshift you choose.

Gearshifts are found in manual transmission cars. They can look very basic, much like the factory standard, or they can make an impact by looking sleek, luxurious, and stylish. As you look through stores and online, you'll find there is no shortage of gear shift accessories, knobs, and covers available for purchase. These are meant to transform an otherwise very plain looking gearshift.

Something to keep in mind when purchasing a new gearshift include:

  • Quality: What makes a good quality gearshift is one that offers proven data and stats regarding its performance, one that is relatively simple to install, and that shifts gears smoothly and easily.

  • Because this is a rather technical component that is attached to the shift assembly, it’s wise to get help from a professional mechanic. They can point you in the right direction as far as what kind of gearshift you need, and different price points.

The gearshift can be found in manual transmission vehicles, and is attached to the actual shift assembly. It can be replaced or changed if desired or needed.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
Icon-warranty_badge-02

Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you.

At your home or office

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance & diagnostic services. Our top-rated mechanics bring all parts & tools to your location.

Fair & transparent pricing

See labor & parts costs upfront, so you can book with confidence.

12-month, 12,000-mile warranty

Our services are backed by a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind.

Get A Quote

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE

More related articles

How to Buy Fuel Treatments
Adding a fuel additive to your gas tank when you fill up is one way to clean vital engine parts of deposits, improve the performance of your engine,...
Insurance Requirements for Car Registration in Kentucky
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet requires that all drivers in Kentucky carry liability automotive insurance, or “financial responsibility” in order to operate a vehicle legally and maintain vehicle...
Veteran and Military Driver Laws and Benefits in New Mexico
The state of New Mexico offers a number of benefits and perks for those Americans who have either served in an Armed Forces branch...

Related questions

Q: When turning the temp. selector from cold all the way to hot, does it click?

The a/c system has temperature blend door actuators that control the temperature door of the a/c heat system. The clicking is caused when the internal gears of the temperature blend door actuator cannot move the door inside the evaporator case...

Q: Difficulty shifting into third gear

Hello. There could be a problem with the shifter cable or the shifter linkage from the transmission to the shifter. There also could be a problem with the slave cylinder, causing it to be hard to shift at times. A...

Q: Q: How do I clear MyKey?

Your truck comes with a MyKey feature that allows you to restrict certain driving functions to promote safe driving. These programmed features can be cleared at any time. To clear MyKey. Press the Setup button until you see “Press...